Our City, Our Wellbeing, our new Corporate Strategy for the next four years is here

This plan outlines our vision and key priorities to create a thriving city for everyone. We've identified these priorities based on the challenges and opportunities facing our community.

View the Corporate Strategy here...

Term dates

Spring 2025

Schools open Monday 6 January
Schools close Friday 14 February
Half term Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February
Schools open Monday 24 February
Schools close Friday 11 April
Easter holiday Monday 14 April to Friday 25 April


Schools have five extra inset days per year, which the schools themselves choose the dates for. Check your child's school's website for details. 

Schools not run by the city council (such as academies) are free to choose their own term dates, although we encourage all schools to accept the term dates agreed on these pages.